James Jacobson

James F. Jacobson is a partner in Sasser & Jacobson, PLLC, whose practice focuses on general business and general litigation. Mr. Jacobson has represented large and small corporations, as well as individuals in various business and litigation matters. His practice areas include:

  • Civil and Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Formations and Governance
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Buy/Sell Agreements and Stock Transfer Agreements
  • Corporate Litigation and Shareholder Derivative Actions
  • Contract Drafting and Review
  • Intellectual Property Protection and Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • Insurance Coverage and Disputes
  • Personal Injury and Tort Litigation
  • Probate and Estate Litigation

Mr. Jacobson is also a past member of the board of directors for the Idaho Business Council, Inc. and past president of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society. He has also taught continuing legal education courses in advanced trial techniques.

Mr. Jacobson is the author of “Through the Looking Glass: Sustainable Development and Other Emerging Concepts of International Environmental Law in Gabcikovo-Nagymaros Case and the Trial Smelter Arbitration” published in Transboundary Harm in International Law: Lessons from the Trail Smelter Arbitration, Cambridge University Press (2006).

Mr. Jacobson began his legal career clerking for the Honorable Darla S. Williamson, Fourth Judicial District, State of Idaho.

Brigham Young UniversityB.A. English

B.A. English

Law School

University of Idaho


While in law school, Mr. Jacobson interned in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Idaho, where he co-authored briefing submitted to an en banc panel of the Ninth Circuit. Mr. Jacobson was a student editor of an on-line international law publication entitled The German Law Journal, which is edited by Washington and Lee School of Law Professor Russell Miller.

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